The Iron Five are all-in for the Yellow Jackets
Tech men's basketball using off-season workouts to challenge themselves mentally and physically.
The Jackets look to add more versatility in their future recruiting classes
Head Coach Brian Gregory talks about the Yellow Jackets' keys to get better
Sophomore forward has two years of eligibility remaining
Georgia Tech defeated Wake Forest 57-56
Georgia Tech vs. Miami - AP Photo Gallery
Georgia Tech vs. Wake Forest
Georgia Tech vs. Miami
Georgia Tech vs. No. 5 Duke - AP Photos - 01/07/12
Forward who was a consistent top-100 national prospect all four years in high school ... Developed into a solid front-court reserve over his two seasons, but elected to transfer out of the program after the 2012-13 season ... Showed ability to stretch the defense with occasional threes.
2012-13 - Game-by-Game Statistics
Reserve 4-man and second frontcourt sub off the bench, played sparingly early in the ACC schedule but gave Tech important minutes over the last three weeks of the season ... In Tech's last seven games, averaged 6-1/2 minutes and hit 8-of-15 shots from the floor... Gave Tech 10 minutes at Wake Forest on Feb. 16 when foul trouble limited Tech's bigs, contributing five points and three rebounds ... They were his first points since Jan. 23 at North Carolina ... Scored four points in six minutes off the bench against Maryland... Scored 16 points in Tech's five games (7-for-18 FG. nine rebounds) before conference play began after scoring just two in the first seven ... Scored his only other ACC points on a banked-in three at the buzzer at North Carolina... Played season-high 16 minutes against The Citadel, 13 against Alabama State, 10 vs. Fordham.
2011-12 - Game-by-Game Statistics
Saw significant court time after Tech's win at Georgia on December 7 ... Averaged 5.1 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 45.8% FG and 10-22 on 3s in ACC games ... Scored career-high 11 pts (5-7 FG) in career-high 29 min vs. Miami, 9 pts and 6 reb vs. UNC. Added 8 pts (two 3s) at FSU ... Logged 9 quality minutes (despite not scoring and getting just 1 rebound) to help the Jackets win at Georgia, and has continued to improve ... 21-for-29 (72.4%) from the FT line; turned the ball over just 26 times all year ... Excellent debut against FAMU, scoring 10 pts (7-8 FT) with 6 reb and 4 ast... Has 4 double-figure scoring games (1 vs. ACC team) ... Went scoreless in 3 games in Charleston; did not play against Northwestern, only 2 minutes at Tulane.
Led Milton High to the state finals in class AAAAA, the highest classification in Georgia, three times, winning the state championship in 2010 ... Eagles went 83-15 his last three years ... Made the Georgia all-state team in AAAAA, second-team in 2011 and 2009, first-team in 2010 ... Named the GACA's North Georgia player of the year in 2010 ... Selected all-region and all-county four years in a row.
Four-year letterwinner for Coach David Boyd who became Milton's all-time leading scorer with 2,039 career points ... Averaged 14 points and 6 rebounds per game as a senior, 17 and 7 as a junior, 17 and 8 as a sophomore, and 18 and 10 as a freshman.
Ranked as high 68th in the nation according to ESPN.com's recruiting rankings ... Ranked as high as 11th among power forwards in the nation and carried a 4.5-star rating ... Rated as high as 64th in the 2011 class and 13th among power forwards by Scout.com, and 90th and 15th by Rivals.com.
Full name is Charles St. Julian Royal ... Born September 16, 1992 in Chicago, Ill. ... Son of Charles and Joy Royal ... Father put a basketball in his hands for the first time at age 4 ... Has a younger brother, Skylar ... Enjoys volunteer work, speaking to youth ... Chose Tech for its academic reputation, tradition and location ... Studying Business Administration.